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An essential guide for leaders who want to use social media to be "open" while maintaining control
"Be Open, Be Transparent, Be Authentic" are the current leadership mantras-but companies often push back. Business is premised on the concept of control and yet the new world order demands openness-leaders do not know how to be open and be in control. This must-have resource will help the modern leader understand how to lead in the new open world-where blogging, twittering, facebooking, and digging are becoming the norm. the author lays out the steps that leaders must take to transform their organizations and themselves into being "open" -and exactly what that will mean.
In easy-to-understand language, this book will help leaders orient themselves to social networking and other technological advances.
How Open Leadership Differs from Traditional Leadership
Content from author Charlene Li
I highly recommend this book to anyone wanting to become a more effective leader in the new economy.
I find her style of writing captivating and the material in the book is well organized with a lot of useful practical suggestions.
In this book, Li declares open leadership to be a vital factor in whether an organization succeeds using social media.
I got a promo on this book from Ms. Li. When I tried to unsubscribe from further unsolicited promos, I was told the address for unsubscribing was undeliverable. Read morePublished 10 months ago by David Molmen
I haven't read much on social technology. This book seems to be outstanding with a very knowledgeable author who really knows the topic. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Quantum Student
>>>..."BE OPEN, BE TRANSPARENT, BE AUTHENTIC are the current leadership mantras---but companies, organizations, etc. often push back... Read morePublished on October 9, 2012 by Michael GreenGold
Social technology is changing the face of business as it changes the core element at the heart of business: relationships. Read morePublished on September 28, 2012 by Rolf Dobelli
In one section of Open Leadership, author Charlene Li alludes to experience with a fearful, therefore miserable boss. Read morePublished on June 23, 2012 by Akweli Parker
"Charlene Li is co-author of great read, "Groundswell". She is a former Forrester Researcher...(No doubt, "Former Forrester" due to new book deal). Read morePublished on December 30, 2011 by Amazon Customer
If you love social media, you will love this book. It is specifically written to help you convince your boss and co-workers to adopt social media and to dream big about all it... Read morePublished on December 8, 2011 by Burgundy Damsel
Open Leadership author Charlene Li has a great deal of credibility in the world of social media, having cowritten (with Josh Bernoff) one of the first and best books on the topic,... Read morePublished on July 31, 2011 by B. McEwan
this book has initiated a new journey for me and my office - it was a powerfully engaging book. I worked backwards and read the earlier and complementary "Groundswell". Read morePublished on July 24, 2011 by William J. Owen